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of the disaster. governor chris christie .reviewd the situation at the shoreline, president obama at his side. >> we are here for you, and we will not forget. we will follow up to ma sure that you get all the help you need until you've rebuilt. >> later, at a news conference, the governor gave his report. >> the president of the united states and i have had six conversations since sunday. that shows a level of caring and ofconcern and interest that i think a leader should be giving to th ty of situation. so today, in fact, reed asked me this after i got off, after you know, i said good-bye to him after air afforce one, this wass comfortable and relaxing interaction as i've had with the president siknown him, and i think it's because we're doin what we need to be done. >> are atyou surprised that the bipartisanship was there. >> the area the governor grew up in, the shore was devastated. the president says with key help out, and they acted like can with key help the. >> reporter: it didn't surprise me at all. i willsay this, it's probably affected the national election. in the sense that the r
: this afternoon, in hard-hit ocean county, new jersey, governor chris christie promised help. >> we are working with fema and we have lots of the oil companies... gulf oil d hess have both said that they will deliver gasoline with the national guardd nd femndto any gas station that is not giving out gas because they are t of gas. we are on top of the gas situation. >> suarez: frustration was also at a boil on new york city'st staten island, where local officials complained they've been largely ignored since storm.'s >> this is america, not a third world nation. we need food, we need clothing. >> suarez: another fight was brewing over running the new york city marathon sunday morning beginning on staten island. new york city mayor michael bloomberg defended the decision. >> it doesn't use resources that can really make a difference in recovery and that sort of thing. it's a different group of people. we have to work around the clock for people to get through this thing, and i assure you we're doing that. if i thought it took any resources away from that we would, we would not do this. >> bloombe
and chris christie -- >> chris christie hasn't endorsed him. >> the fact is, he said he endorsed his role -- >> his leadership. >> his leadership, and i think that was very critical. it did raise the whole issue of, what is the role of government? and i think a lot of people stood back and watched some of the destruction there, i think the affects of sandy are going to be talked about for a long time on this presidential race, coming where they did when romney has had some momentum going into it. we'll see if he does coming out of it. >> >> belva: i have to return to odette here. we talked about polls. where are issues that these groupsof any of the grouches -- . >> looking beyond the numbers, they were able to glean direct insight from journalists in a weekly election series that we did and really the pulse points that were really critical.ou latino voters feel the crux of democracy means to them was being taken away. some significant shift that we saw, with filipinos, not the field poll, but a naa survey was released also recently, and it showed for the first time a really significant s
of the other streets ins thein downtown. >> suarez: did most people heed governor christie's request and those cities? >> in atlantic city, yes, they did. you know, there were a few people who didstay anddi who did shelter either at their homes or at one of the last resort shelters that they had in atlantic city. here in ocean city, it actually looks like quite a few people stayed. they're not letting people on the island unless you're with the press or you have a pressing need to get back. buthose who did stbu, i saw a number of people jogging on the board walk today. i'm watching a family ride theis bikes down the street right now. standingre's a lot of hiter and debris from t storm, you know, at leass here right now people seem to be getting back to normal a little bit. >> hsuarez: give us an idea of what kind of damage there is. there are big, permanent aructures like the hotels: and amusement parks and such. but there are also a lot of smaller homes that people visit every summer what's it look like? >> well, right here in ocean isty right now there is a marina damage.ad a lot there's a
: today, new jersey governor chris christie met with residents in sayreville. many he spoke to were in tears. >> i've got nothing left, our memories and everything else, everything's ruined, ruined. >> i know that. it's going to be okay. >> i'm devastated over this, i'm devastated. >> i wanted to come see sayreville today before i see the present this afternoon. i want him to understand that it's not just the jersey shore that's been devastated, but other parts of our state as well that were damaged pr the storm surge. t can't be everywhere obviously across the state today. >> woodruff: a short time later, governor christie greeted president obama and federal emergency management agency head craig fugate in atlantic city. the trio toured the storm damage along the coas >> we're gng to have a lot of work to do.ng i don't want anybody to feel that somew this is all going to get cleaned up overnight. we want to make sure that people have realistic expectations. but what i can promise you is that the federal government will be woing as closely as possible with the state and local w off
. but at that this point if you're from the barrier islands, t ones hardest hit down the shore, governor christie issued an executive order telling everybody to get off the beach-- his famous phrase-- some people didn't listen and, in fact, they were kind of trap there had right now. some of them have been rescued as well. the governor at this point is talking about lifting some of the travel bans in some select communities, curfews remain in effect in all those communities, however. but for many of these people it's case of getting to family or friends or o shelters and hoping that those necessities will be there for them at that place. >> suarez: was today the day when a lot of people really got to take stock of just what they had lost? their first look at their homes? >> well, it's interesting you should say that, ray, because so many people in the state don't have power it's hard to say how many people know exactly how widespread this damage has been. governor christie took a tour yesterday of the inland areas before his encounter with president obama and he went to a town called sayerville where he
or anotheep few experts are willing otto venture a guess. so far, even new jersey republican chris christie has given the president high marks for his handling of the storm, but the recovery effort is just ginning.gi darren gersh, nbr, washington. >> tom: tomorrow on nbr, as wall street gets back to business, we'll be watching general motors as it releases trd quarter results. the size and scope of sandy isrd difficult to comprehend at times.d but a disaster like this has millions of personal stories of getting by during difficult times. >> reporter: this is bronxville, westchester county, new york, where the storm of a lifetime has turned this sleepy suburban community into a town of haves and have-nots. spaghetti-like electric lines, thanks to downed trees, have left hundredsf homes without power.s and con-ed is saying it could take seven days before the lights turn back on. downtown bronxville has power and is open for business. the local a&p is out of bread, but at topps bakery, there's plenty on shelves. and most importantly, there's still lots of coffee, because it's going to be a ver
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